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Hockenberry Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Hackenberger or perhaps of Hachenburger (see Hockenbury ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Hockenbury, Cushenberry, Hackenberg, Fortenberry, Eichenberg

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Where is the Hockenberry family from?

You can see how Hockenberry families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hockenberry family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Hockenberry families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 27 Hockenberry families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 73% of all the recorded Hockenberry's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hockenberry families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hockenberry surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hockenberry ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hockenberry. 37% of Hockenberry men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Hockenberry women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hockenberry were Carpenter and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Miner
    6%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    13%
  • Housewife
    13%
  • Seamstress
    11%
  • Maid
    11%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Hockenberry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hockenberry census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 421 immigration records available for the last name Hockenberry. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Hockenberry. For the veterans among your Hockenberry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hockenberry lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Hockenberry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Hockenberry in 1948 was 44, and 65 in 2004.

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